Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 759 876 883
Rank change year-on-year +117 +7 +249
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 396 335 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 303 259 283
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,000 £82,500 £89,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +9.38%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66,799 74,000 73,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.18% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51,414 55,931 59,984
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,198
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 367 £56,500 +7.62% 61
UK excluding London +141 286 £50,000 +11.11% 38
London +30 103 £65,000 - 26
North of England +90 90 £57,500 +35.29% 3
North West +77 88 £57,500 +27.78% 1
South East +35 61 £52,500 -0.94% 5
Midlands +81 55 £23,750 -47.22% 8
East of England +27 48 £55,000 +29.41% 16
West Midlands +57 45 £20,000 -55.56% 4
Scotland +9 17 £51,500 +60.94% 2
East Midlands +27 10 £29,522 -15.65% 4
Northern Ireland +2 8 £38,750 -13.89% 1
South West -2 7 £32,500 -50.00% 3
Yorkshire +29 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 373 (94.19%) Internet
2 183 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (32.07%) Degree
4 101 (25.51%) Big Data
5 87 (21.97%) DevOps
6 86 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
7 85 (21.46%) Analytics
8 79 (19.95%) Java
9 73 (18.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 66 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 65 (16.41%) JavaScript
12 59 (14.90%) Software Engineering
13 58 (14.65%) Project Management
14 56 (14.14%) Mathematics
15 54 (13.64%) Telecoms
16 52 (13.13%) Finance
16 52 (13.13%) Scrum
17 51 (12.88%) Python
18 49 (12.37%) Docker
19 48 (12.12%) C
20 46 (11.62%) C#
20 46 (11.62%) TDD
21 45 (11.36%) .NET
22 44 (11.11%) SQL
22 44 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
23 40 (10.10%) Retail
23 40 (10.10%) Information Security
23 40 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
24 39 (9.85%) ITIL
24 39 (9.85%) OO

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.29%) Apache
2 17 (4.29%) CMS
3 14 (3.54%) Confluence
4 10 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.76%) Jetty
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) Kentico
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.76%) Simulink
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.25%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 86 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.85%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (7.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (4.55%) PaaS
6 17 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (4.29%) SaaS
7 16 (4.04%) npm
8 13 (3.28%) NuGet
9 12 (3.03%) Office 365
10 5 (1.26%) GitHub
11 3 (0.76%) Yarn
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.25%) Force.com
12 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 373 (94.19%) Internet
2 24 (6.06%) Wireless
3 13 (3.28%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.27%) HTTP
5 8 (2.02%) Firewall
6 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.77%) WAN
7 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.01%) Intranet
8 4 (1.01%) LAN
8 4 (1.01%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.76%) MQTT
9 3 (0.76%) NFC
10 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.51%) IPv6
10 2 (0.51%) RS-232
10 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.25%) DNS
11 1 (0.25%) SNMP
11 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.51%) Big Data
2 33 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 26 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.30%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.29%) Amazon Athena
6 17 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (4.29%) Flink
6 17 (4.29%) MySQL
7 9 (2.27%) SQLite
8 8 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.02%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.52%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.76%) Lumira
11 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 39 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.57%) JIRA
3 16 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.28%) Visual Studio Code
5 9 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.77%) Selenium
7 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.26%) JMeter
9 3 (0.76%) Bower
9 3 (0.76%) Grunt
9 3 (0.76%) gulp
9 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.51%) git-flow
10 2 (0.51%) Gradle
10 2 (0.51%) Subversion
10 2 (0.51%) Xcode
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 52 (13.13%) Finance
3 40 (10.10%) Retail
4 35 (8.84%) Automotive
5 25 (6.31%) Electronics
6 21 (5.30%) Marketing
7 15 (3.79%) Banking
7 15 (3.79%) Military
8 14 (3.54%) Law
9 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.01%) Billing
10 4 (1.01%) Local Government
11 3 (0.76%) Advertising
11 3 (0.76%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.51%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 95 (23.99%) Developer
2 66 (16.67%) Architect
3 54 (13.64%) Consultant
4 37 (9.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (8.08%) Senior Architect
6 31 (7.83%) DevOps Consultant
7 29 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (7.07%) Software Engineer
9 24 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.55%) Analyst
13 17 (4.29%) Security Consultant
14 16 (4.04%) Data Architect
14 16 (4.04%) Senior Data Architect
15 15 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 15 (3.79%) Project Manager
16 14 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
17 13 (3.28%) Geospatial Architect
17 13 (3.28%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.36%) .NET
2 35 (8.84%) AngularJS
2 35 (8.84%) HTML
3 29 (7.32%) REST
3 29 (7.32%) Web Services
4 27 (6.82%) CSS
5 22 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 20 (5.05%) Kafka
7 18 (4.55%) Entity Framework
8 17 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.29%) Spark Streaming
8 17 (4.29%) WPF
9 15 (3.79%) Node.js
9 15 (3.79%) Vue.js
10 13 (3.28%) HTML5
10 13 (3.28%) LINQ
11 11 (2.78%) .NET Core
12 10 (2.53%) Sass
13 9 (2.27%) Code First Entity Framework
13 9 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.34%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.06%) User Experience
4 20 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.80%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 18 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.29%) Robotics
8 13 (3.28%) CCTV
8 13 (3.28%) Smart Home
9 11 (2.78%) Social Media
10 10 (2.53%) Cloud Native
11 9 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.27%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.77%) NHS
13 5 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.26%) SCADA
13 5 (1.26%) Social Network
14 4 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (1.01%) Semantic Web
14 4 (1.01%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.82%) Windows
2 25 (6.31%) Linux
3 14 (3.54%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.78%) Android
5 10 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.01%) Unix
7 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.76%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (21.97%) DevOps
3 85 (21.46%) Analytics
4 73 (18.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 66 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 59 (14.90%) Software Engineering
7 58 (14.65%) Project Management
8 56 (14.14%) Mathematics
9 52 (13.13%) Scrum
10 46 (11.62%) TDD
11 44 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (10.10%) Information Security
12 40 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (9.85%) ITIL
13 39 (9.85%) OO
14 37 (9.34%) Data Analytics
15 32 (8.08%) Machine Learning
16 31 (7.83%) BCP
17 30 (7.58%) Data Analysis
18 29 (7.32%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.95%) Java
2 65 (16.41%) JavaScript
3 51 (12.88%) Python
4 48 (12.12%) C
5 46 (11.62%) C#
6 44 (11.11%) SQL
7 36 (9.09%) Scala
8 23 (5.81%) C++
9 13 (3.28%) Embedded C
10 7 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.77%) Haskell
10 7 (1.77%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.52%) Embedded C++
11 6 (1.52%) PHP
12 5 (1.26%) F#
13 4 (1.01%) Erlang
13 4 (1.01%) Go
13 4 (1.01%) Perl
13 4 (1.01%) R
13 4 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (32.07%) Degree
2 36 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 32 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.29%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.28%) CISSP
7 12 (3.03%) CISM
8 11 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.52%) CISMP
9 6 (1.52%) GSLC
9 6 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 6 (1.52%) SANS
9 6 (1.52%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.26%) PhD
11 2 (0.51%) HND
11 2 (0.51%) ISEB
11 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.03%) GDPR
3 11 (2.78%) QA
4 7 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.52%) COBIT
5 6 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.01%) SLA
7 3 (0.76%) PMO
8 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (12.37%) Docker
2 24 (6.06%) Firmware
3 9 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (8.84%) Terraform
2 31 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (7.83%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Kibana
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.80%) SAP
3 17 (4.29%) CA Agile Central
4 15 (3.79%) Siemens
5 14 (3.54%) Atlassian
6 13 (3.28%) BT
7 11 (2.78%) Xamarin
8 9 (2.27%) Tableau
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle
10 4 (1.01%) Cadence
11 2 (0.51%) Assembla
11 2 (0.51%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.51%) Google
11 2 (0.51%) hybris
11 2 (0.51%) PayPal
11 2 (0.51%) Pega
11 2 (0.51%) Sybase
11 2 (0.51%) VMware
11 2 (0.51%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.25%) Nimble Storage